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NEW classes for 2022 are now available to book

Clay Head Sculpture 6 Week Course | Evening Class

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  • Tutors: Heather Burwell
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  • Code: HSFeb
  • When: Monday evenings | 6:30-9pm | 6 week course 21st February - 28th March
  • Where: Artshed Arts Centre, Ware
  • Age Group: 16yrs +

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A fantastically creative and informative look at the skills and techniques needed to create a life size head sculpture using clay over a six week course with Heather Burwell.

Under the tutor’s guidance, students will concentrate on developing the relationship between the head and the clay material whilst considering shape and form, proportion, planes and the tactile quality and handling of clay.

Following a step by step set of sequences you will learn how to accurately
construct a life size head, neck and shoulders.

We will start by building an armature to support and construct the head mass.
We will then use the additive and subtractive method of building up and carving into the clay.

As we progress it is important to consider the head as a whole whilst developing each individual facial feature.

You will learn how to accurately measure and render the proportions of the face to develop a likeness. With the use of various modelling tools and materials the hair will be
constructed and the facial features sharpened and refined.

We use air dry clay so your finished head piece will dry hard so you can paint it at home if you like.

This course is suitable for beginners and intermediates in a fun and relaxed environment with step by step guidance from the tutor.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

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